Day of Event Details

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Event Day Schedule

  • Elite Climb - 6:50AM
  • Opening Ceremony - 8:15AM
  • Standard Climb (Wave Times Begin) - 8:30AM
  • Firefighters Climb in Full Gear - 10:00AM

* Standard Course Climbers will climb during their assigned wave time. Wave times will be emailed to Climbers the week of the Climb.

Lodging Information

The Skirvin Hilton has reserved a block of discounted rooms for our Fight For Air Climb participants. Reserve your room at this beautiful and historical hotel that is within walking distance to Leadership Square by clicking here or by calling the reservations line at 1-800-HILTONS be sure to mention the American Lung Association group code 92U.

Climber Etiquette

To ensure the safety of all climbers, please be courteous while climbing. If you need to pass, please make sure to pass on the left side.

Water Stations

Water stations are located throughout the venue. You may also bring your own water bottle from home.

Safety Procedures

Trained medical personnel will be located throughout the venue in case you need assistance. Volunteers will also be available at the water stations.


Climbers must be at least five years old to participate. Any climber under the age of 18 must climb with an adult (age 18 years or older) and must not be left alone under any circumstances. For adults who climb at a faster pace, please note that your child may not be left unattended while you climb, so make arrangements accordingly. Due to building regulations and to ensure your safety and that of your child, child-toting is not allowed.


We appreciate the hard work and dedication of every climber and team who has raised money to fight lung disease. Participants and teams who have gone above and beyond will be recognized. Awards will be announced event weekend and details will be provided to winners for pick up. More details to be announced closer to the event.